Rich On Tech

Rich On Tech

TV Tech Guy Rich DeMuro offers tech news, gadget reviews, helpful apps and answers your questions.

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February 25, 2024 105 mins

Rich talked about the AT&T outage and the healthcare hack this week, and how it got him to thinking about having a backup plan.

International authorities busted a major ransomware hacking group called LockBit and released free software to help victims unlock their files.

Thurman in Massachusetts wants an alternative to the Thunderbird email app. Rich recommends checking out a website called AlternativeTo.net.

Bill in San ...

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Rich talks about helping out a colleague get his computer back up and running. It took longer than he expected and Disk Drill was a savior.

Cam in Los Angeles wants to know about how to find their information on the Dark Web. Rich mentioned Hayley Kaplan for investigations, but also mentioned tools including Google’s Results About You, Google One Dark Web Monitoring and Mozilla Monitor, which he’s tried. Other resources inc...

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Rich talked about going to Chicago for the Auto Show and how it’s great to see the auto revolution in person. See his highlights here.

He mentioned a company called Emergency Safety Solutions that is trying to eliminate disabled vehicle crashes.

He also mentioned upgrading his TV for the Super Bowl and recommends going OLED if you can. Also, he discovered modern TVs are spying on you with a feature called Automatic Content R...

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Rich discusses the launch of the Apple Vision Pro.

Fred emailed to ask about the best TV’s to buy if you’re upgrading for the Super Bowl.

Spencer in Charlotte, NC shared some recommendations on how to enjoy the upcoming solar eclipse and protect your eyes.

Scott Stein of CNET will join to talk about his experience using Apple Vision Pro.

Sean in Palmdale bought a smart light system and it won’t work with eero.

Amazon and iRobot...

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Rich talked about the ramifications of switching his SIM into the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra in order to really test it. He loves the powerful nature of the phone - the screen, antennas and even the software - but the Apple ecosystem is tough to shake. His MagSafe chargers don’t work with the phone and the people he texts with are commenting about the green bubble. Overall, the phone is excellent, it just needs a bit of soft...

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Rich talked about going to San Jose for Samsung Unpacked to unveil the Galaxy S24 lineup.

See the colors of the S24 Ultra here. Learn more about the phones here.

Rich loves the new Google Circle to Search feature on Android phones, coming first to S24 series and Pixel 8 series on January 31 and later on the S23 series.

Watch a demo of the Circle to Search feature.

Terry in Seal Beach wants to know if his text messages will sti...

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January 14, 2024 108 mins

Rich talked about CES 2024 and how it is back in a big way. The latest numbers say there are 135,000 visitors from 40 countries and 4000+ exhibitors to see. Rich has posted his highlights here.

Gary Shapiro, President and CEO at the Consumer Technology Association talks CES 2024.

You can watch Rich’s CES TV segments below:

CES 2024: Transparent TVs, fingerprint locks, robots

CES 2024: smarter cars and a self-docking boat

CES 20...

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Rich takes a trip down CES memory lane with some of his favorite viral moments.

First CES 2006 with CNET

Laundry folding machine, CES 2019

AI-powered pizza machine, CES 2020

Rich hosts digital CES 2021

Humanoid robot CES 2022

Ring Car Cam and Drone, CES 2023

Thurman in Winchester, MA wants to know if an MVNO discount cell service is worth it or reliable. Rich says to check WhistleOut to compare.

Some Verizon customers are getting ...

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Rich opens the mailbag for the show to answer listener questions and share feedback, reflecting on a full year of the show. Portions of the show are best of.

Interviews:

Ember smart baby bottle

Larissa May #halfthestory project

Google Pixel

Arc electric boat

Farmer's Fridge salad vending machine

Rich DeMuro talks tech news, tips, gadget reviews and conducts interviews in this weekly show. Airs 11 AM - 2 PM PT on KFI AM 640 and sy...

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Rich talked about how everything is on demand these days. He used to have to wait for Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer to air once a year during the holidays. Now you can just buy or stream anything you want on demand.

Seraphine asks why the audio and video is out of sync on a particular TV channel. Fred chimed in via email to say it’s probably because they are compressing the signal too much.

Ryan Greene, founder of tech supp...

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Rich visited a newly remodeled Best Buy and realized there were no more CDs or DVDs! This led him to take a trip down memory lane of all the technology that is no longer around, like VCR’s, the Walkman, Tube TV’s, Fax Machines, Camcorders and more.

Mike in Ventura asks why computers don’t have DVD drives built in anymore!

Craig in Des Moines says he just got the Samsung A14 smartphone and wants to learn more about the featur...

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Rich talked about the potential security risk of handing our unlocked phones over to strangers to take our photo.

Social media posts say Amazon accounts are hacked because Lockers were added as shipping addresses. Snopes says it’s not true.

Ian in Durango, CO says if you want to stream movies and other content for free, check out Archive.org, they have a ton of free stuff to consume.

Gmail spam filters just got one of their b...

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Rich talked about some of his favorite gadgets for the holiday shopping season.

Darren asks how to turn off read receipts for his texts on a Samsung S23+

Angelina asks if she should get her son the Quest 3. He has the Quest 2.

Larry asks if it’s OK to give out the serial number and IMEI of the iPhone he wants to sell to a potential buyer. Swappa has a free IMEI checker.

Steve Tcherchian of XYPRO Technology will talk about Name...

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Rich discusses a wide range of technology-related topics, beginning with a focus on holiday shopping and tech gift ideas. He talks to Jacob Palmer of BestReviews.com to highlight top-rated tech gifts and discusses privacy concerns associated with smart gadgets, featuring insights from Jen Caltrider of the Mozilla Foundation's Privacy Not Included initiative. The episode also features Matt Swider from TheShortcut.com, who s...

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Rich talked about how he set up his holiday lights this week and the smart home voice actions he set up weren’t working. Turns out his wife unplugged the lights because she couldn’t remember the voice command to turn them off.

Rich talked about his work Friendsgiving and how it was surprisingly fun, but everyone was sharing via AirDrop. Here’s how to share photos and videos with Samsung Quick Share and Android Nearby Share.

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Rich talked about how it’s the end of an era for animatronics at Chuck E Cheese.

Google has a new way to shop for deals. Just search “shop deals” to see notable price drops on various items across the web.

Need to send a document to your Kindle? Just drag and drop it on the webpage at https://www.amazon.com/sendtokindle

A startup named Humane is making a screenless AI assistant “pin” you wear.

Jeremy Caplan with the Wonder Too...

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044 - November 4, 2023

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043 - October 28, 2023

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042 - October 21, 2023

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Rich DeMuro talks tech news, tips, gadget reviews and conducts interviews in this weekly show. Airs 11 AM - 2 PM PT on KFI AM 640 and syndicated on stations nationwide through Premiere Networks. Stream live on the iHeartRadio App or subscribe to the podcast.

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